Parsi New Year, also known as Jamshedi Navroz, is a regional holiday in Maharashtra, India. It is celebrated every year in August.
The new year celebration focuses on renewal for the new year. Wearing new clothes, making donations, cleaning the house, and giving gifts are part of the renewal. Government and businesses are open with the restricted holiday.
Jamshed, the King of Persia, started the Parsi calendar and is named for the holiday. The Parsis believe in the religion of Zoroastrianism and are the largest single group worldwide.
India Major Holidays:
Date of Parsi New Year
2015 - Tuesday, Aug 18
2016 - Wednesday, Aug 17
2017 - Monday, March 20
2018 - Tuesday, March 20
2019 - Thursday, March 21
2020 - Friday, March 20
Provides calendars for the calendar year for India.